Sprinkler system puts out commercial fire in SE Portland

Fire at Precision Castparts on Sunday January 7, 2018 - KATU photo

PORTLAND, Ore. – A sprinkler system is credited with dousing a commercial fire in Southeast Portland on Sunday morning.

Portland Fire & Rescue crews were called out to the Precision Castparts building on SE Harney near Johnson Creek Boulevard.

Crews say a broken steam pipe leaked water which ended up creating an electrical hazard and sparking a small fire.

After the fire was out crews set about fixing the leak.

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